From the AssetPad glossary.
Untracked accessories in inventory, often distributed to users alongside loaned equipment. Accessories are not typically subject to maintenance.

Accessories encompass a wide range of items that support the day-to-day activities of a company. While they may not have the same level of individual tracking or maintenance as primary assets, they play a crucial role in ensuring smooth operations.

Types of Accessories

Here are some common types of accessories found in various business environments:

  1. Computer Accessories: These include peripherals and add-ons that enhance the functionality and usability of computers, such as computer mice, keyboards, monitors, cables, and adapters.

  2. Office Supplies: Essential items used in office environments to support administrative tasks, such as pens, paper, notebooks, staplers, paper clips, file folders, and adhesive notes.

  3. Communication Accessories: Devices and tools that facilitate communication within the organization, such as telephones, headsets, mobile phone accessories, and video conferencing equipment.

  4. Furniture Accessories: These are components or additions to office furniture that improve comfort, organization, or aesthetics, such as desk organizers, monitor stands, cable management solutions, and ergonomic accessories.

  5. Equipment Attachments: Accessories that enhance the functionality or adaptability of larger equipment or machinery, such as attachments for power tools, specialized tooling for machinery, or interchangeable parts for industrial equipment.

  6. Storage and Organization: Accessories designed to assist with proper storage and organization of assets, including shelves, storage bins, racks, labeling systems, and toolboxes.

  7. Safety and Protective Gear: Accessories necessary to ensure the safety and well-being of employees, such as safety goggles, gloves, helmets, ear protection, and safety signs.

  8. Mobile Device Accessories: Accessories that enhance the usability and protection of mobile devices, such as phone cases, screen protectors, charging cables, and portable power banks.

  9. Presentation Tools: Accessories used for effective presentations and meetings, including projectors, whiteboards, flip charts, laser pointers, presentation remotes, and audiovisual equipment.

  10. Consumables: Non-durable items that are regularly consumed or replaced in the course of business operations, such as printer ink cartridges, batteries, cleaning supplies, and stationery.

While these are just a few examples, accessories can vary widely depending on the specific industry, business needs, and the nature of the primary assets they support. Effective management and availability of these accessories contribute to the overall efficiency and functionality of a company's operations.

AssetPad allows you to effectively manage the accessories both in stock, and distributed to users within your organisation.